Two PSNI officers injured in Warrenpoint ramming incident

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Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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PSNI63Two police officers have been injured after their car was rammed. The incident happened at around 4:00am on Monday after police responded to a report of males acting suspiciously in Warrenpoint. Police discovered a camper van, which was stolen from Dundalk in a burglary.
  The men involved made off after ramming a police vehicle multiple times and two police officers suffered minor injuries.
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Go For It March 2017The men were last seen in Dallan Road / Clonallan Road area. A short time later a car was stolen from a property in the Burren Road. PSNI62The PSNI wrote on their Facebook page, “Were you awake at around 4am in that area? Did you hear or see anything out of the ordinary? Please give us a call on 101 and quote ref 118 22/05/17 or tell us anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800555111.” Warrenpoint Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Ruane urged people to be vigilant after the ramming incident. “I understand that a stolen camper van that had been reported missing from Dundalk rammed a police car in the early hours of Monday morning causing minor injuries to two members of the PSNI who had observed the vehicle acting suspiciously in the Warrenpoint area.
  “The camper was abandoned on the Clontifleece Road and the gang driving the van made their escape in a car stolen from a property òn the Burren Road. “The reckless nature of those involved in this incident is worrying and their readiness to ram a police car points to how dangerous they are.
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25th March 2017 Box Advert“There is a suspicion that these were seasoned criminals who were planning a robbery in the area and I would urge people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to Crimestoppers by calling 0800555111,” he added.  

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